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Lewisham Council has unveiled plans for a demountable housing development on the site of the former Ladywell Leisure Centre.
HSE and the Construction Industry Advisory Committee (CONIAC) have published draft guidance for the new CDM regulations.
BRE report reviews potentially significant changes in the production and consumption of electricity in domestic buildings.
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Singapore helps India build city
Singapore will help design and develop a new city in southern India that is expected to expand to 7,325 sq km.
Chinese firm prints villa
Shanghai firm WinSun Decoration Design Engineering prints a villa and a five-storey apartment building.
Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis confirmed that business support company TerraQuest is the preferred bidder to take over the Planning Portal.
OpenDesk offer wooden CNC-based furniture designs that can be made at any of the 400 digital fabrication companies in their network.
Barratt are planning to start construction on 13,500 new homes on 90 sites in the next six months.
Birmingham will overtake London this year as the UK’s most attractive city for property investment as Asian and American funds buy up more of Britain’s buildings.
Avery Associates unveil plans for 1 Undershaft, the tallest building in The City, to sit behind the Leadenhall Building.
The cost of building in central London is higher than anywhere else in the world according to International Construction Costs Report.
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